Power

TCN workers vow to resist planned power transmission shutdown

May 16, 2019

Workers at the Transmission Company of Nigeria on Wednesday vowed to maintain stiff resistance against the move by the Trade Union Congress to shutdown the electricity transmission arm of the country’s power sector. It was observed on Wednesday at the headquarters of the TCN in Abuja that employees of the transmission company had been on…

Read More

TCN explains why Benin, others receive stable electricity while Nigeria does not

May 16, 2019

Nigeria supplies about 80 per cent of the total quantum of electricity consumed in the Republic of Benin but power is more stable in the neighbouring country than it is in Nigeria, the Transmission Company of Nigeria has said. Aside from the Republic of Benin, Nigeria, through the TCN, supplies power to the Republics of…

Read More

NERC orders suspension of electricity supply to VI, Ikoyi, Lagos

May 15, 2019

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday ordered suspension of electricity supply to consumers along Trinity Church and Water Corporation Road, Victoria Island, Lagos. Also affected are consumers along Upbeat Recreational Centre; Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos;  George Hotel; 30, Lugard Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos; Second Toll Gate Plaza; Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos, and Ministry of Works and…

Read More

CWG gets approval to provide meters for Ibadan Disco

May 15, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given approval to CWG Plc to serve as the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) for Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC). CWG came top among the seven approved MAP Vendors for Ibadan Electric. The Group Head, Brand and Marketing Communications, CWG Plc, Mrs. Anthonia Ehanmo disclosed this to Journalists in…

Read More

NERC fines Abuja Disco N250m for electrocution, violations

May 14, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has fined the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) N250 million for all infractions/ violations, including electrocution, payable on May 20, 2019. According to the order the commission released to reporters in Abuja on Tuesday, “AEDC shall pay the sum of N50million to the late Master Mohammed Arafat Jibril as…

Read More

NERC plans 5yr electricity tariff for 11 Discos after 41 months

May 14, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has begun a process of reviewing the Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO) 2015 after it implemented it and did not review it for 41 months. The guidelines document published by NERC on the preparation of Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) for the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) last Friday shows that…

Read More

Nigeria’s electricity generation falls from 4,129MW to 2,447MW

May 14, 2019

The nation’s power generation dropped by 1,682 megawatts on Monday from 4,129.2MW on Sunday. Data from the Nigeria Electricity System Operator, an arm of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, showed that generation stood at 2,441MW as of 6.00 am on Monday. Total power generation rose from zero megawatt as of 6.00 am on Friday to…

Read More

TCN makes case for functional SCADA to prevent further grid collapses

May 14, 2019

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has made a case for functional SCADA in order to prevent a repeat of the nationwide blackout experienced last week’s Wednesday and Thursday in most parts of the country following multiple tripping of the transmission line along Onitsha substation in Anambra State. The Managing Director of TCN, UsmanGur,  Mohammed…

Read More

PHED restores power supply to Port Harcourt

May 14, 2019

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has said that it has completed repairs of faulty Elelenwo transmission station that led to outages in several parts of Port Harcourt. PHED’s Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr John Onyi, announced this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. He said the station located in Elelenwo community supplied…

Read More

All On advises Nigeria’s govt to heavily tax petrol, diesel generators

May 14, 2019

All On, which is a seeded company of Shell, has advised Nigeria to initiate and implement a graduated and weighty tax system on the production, assemblage and importation of power generating sets that use diesel and petrol. This, it stated would buoy growth of off-grid renewable energy power sources in the country. All On, also…

Read More

SUBSCRIBE TO LATEST ENERGY NEWS

Read the latest energy industry news and researched articles
for oil and gas, power generation, renewable energy, events and more...